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Program Manager

Program Manager

Job ID 
560193
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/26/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
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Job Description

Can you lead large cross-functional teams to bring to market new Amazon devices and product categories through product announcements and press releases? There are no boundaries to what we launch! Are you comfortable digging into business requirements, launch planning, and automating processes? Amazon Devices is hiring Program Managers to plan and execute large scale product launches and technical development across Amazon global teams.

As a Program Manager, you would be working with different business owners and product managers across the organization to define the strategy, requirements, and timelines for launching new products. This position involves regular communication with executive teams on roadmaps, program updates, risks, and change management.

The ideal candidate is a creative leader with superior analytical abilities across business and technology. This opportunity requires program management, technical problem-solving and operational excellence skills. You are right, a lot! You have great judgement and experience and make decisions quickly to formulate new platforms for launching innovative products. You thrive at taking ownership, building high-level strategic initiatives and diving into the technical details. Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate with executives are a must. At the core of the position is precision in planning and execution.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 – 5+ years of product (software or hardware) development or launch experience
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in cross-functional program management or a technical discipline
  • Fundamental engineering skills related to service-oriented architecture, software development lifecycle, and release management
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Experience communicating with stakeholders at all levels across multiple business units

Preferred Qualifications

  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Master's degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline or Masters in Business Adminitration
  • Experience with agile or other project management methodologies
  • PMP or equivalent qualification
  • Excellent problem-solving skills both of a technical and operational nature
  • Prior experience in a consumer electronics environment
  • Knowledge of product development and software development lifecycles
  • Experience in automation, operational excellence or continuous improvement techniques

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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